Agile Program and Portfolio Management
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About the Agile Program/Portfolio Management WebinarThe agile manifesto and principles require considerable adaptation to leverage at the enterprise level. This presentation explores good practices in adapting the agile mindset to project, program, and systems engineering practices at the program and portfolio level. Topics covered include: • Organization: Supplanting organizational hierarchies with swimlanes and franchises • WBS: Align to product-oriented Scrum Teams • Deliverables: Value Driven artifacts replace CDRL’s • Schedule: Roadmaps replace activity-based, resource loaded schedules • Monitor & Control: Earned Value Mgt (EVM) is supplemented by Value Delivery Mgt. (VDM) • Maturity Assessment Agile vs CMMI Assessment approach • Contracting: Federal Acquisition Regulations interrupted for agile services
Details on joining the webinar will be included in the confirmation email sent immediately upon registering.
Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.
Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)
Industry / SectorGovernment
Federal, state, local or tribal government entities / Contractor for such entities
About the Speaker
Mr. Magrogan has served as a software engineer, Chief Technology Officer, consultant, methodologist, Project Manager and Program Manager. He has written articles and papers on object-oriented analysis & design, enterprise architecture, and Agile methods for the Enterprise.
He developed and implemented the Agile practices which have resulted in a 50% reduction in support costs and a 50% improvement in development cycle time while improving overall product quality at the Portfolio Level. Mr. Magrogan wrote and teaches a PMP Exam Preparation course.
His current interest is in applying agile and Lean techniques to Program and Portfolio Management. This lead to the development of the "PMO as a Franchise" model, the “Action Cycle Maps” the Customer Commitment Check Up Kit” and other novel tools and techniques to improve the effectiveness of the PMO.
He holds a BS in Business Administration from the Metropolitan University of Minnesota with a major in Decision Science, 1985.
About the Webinars
The PMIWDC Webinar Education series is designed to highlight the latest trends and techniques in project management. The webinars will be hosted by PMIWDC and feature some of the top experts in the field who will collaboratively share their expertise and integrate with the online audience.
The webinar series is provided at no charge for current PMIWDC chapter members. Non-members can attend a single webinar for a fee of $15. The webinar series is brought to you by the Professional Development Committee of PMIWDC.